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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 1, 2017
Nieland named 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County
KayLee Nieland was named 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County. She will represent the community at the 2017 Miss Teen Minnesota Pageant, where she will...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 8, 2017
Search for Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County announced
Young girls between the ages of 9 to 12 years are now invited to send in applications for the 2017 Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County Pageant. Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County will represent her county at the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held on April 29 in St. Paul. The young...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
December 2, 2016
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
If you are female, single, never been married and between the ages of 13 to 18, applications are now being accepted for the title of 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County. Miss Teen Douglas County will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held on April 29...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
August 31, 2016
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Married women living in Douglas County are invited to send in applications for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. The entry deadline is Nov. 1. Mrs. Douglas County will represent the county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant on April 29, 2017, in St. Paul. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Powers to compete at national pageant
KateLyn Powers, daughter of Brian and Veronica Powers of Alexandria, was chosen by the America's Little Miss Organization to represent the state...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Broadening her horizons
Between working to obtain her master's degree, teaching undergraduate clinicals and working as a registered nurse, Kayla Zimmer has a jam-packed...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Search for Mrs. Douglas County announced
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas County will become an ambassador from the Douglas County area and will receive the official title and sash. Mrs. Douglas County will then have the honor of representing her county...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Search for Mrs. Douglas County announced
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. Mrs. Douglas County will have the honor of representing her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant on March 8, 2014 at Ritsche Auditorium in St. Cloud. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas County will become an ambassador...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Brandon teen chosen as state finalist in pageant
Alanah Faber, 15, of Brandon was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota state pageant. The pageant was held June 1-2 at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. This pageant is for girls 4 to 18 with five different age divisions.
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Kallista Banister is state pageant finalist
Kallista Banister, 7, of Starbuck was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota Pageant to be held June 1-2 at Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. She is the daughter of Brian and Kim Banister of Starbuck and the granddaughter of Dennis and Sharon Nack of Nelson. The...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Felton-Krog to compete in Tiny Miss pageant
Brielle Rae Felton-Krog, who turns 3 on February 22, will be competing in the Tiny Miss Minnesota Dream Girl USA pageant April 13 at Arrowwood...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Search is on for Miss Teen Douglas County
Teens who have never been married and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years are invited to apply for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Douglas County. The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Douglas County will become an ambassador from the area and will receive an official title and sash....
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Mueller is finalist in Miss MN Pageant
Jacqueline Mueller, age 18, an honors graduate of Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Gingerella Spicy Snaps takes first place
Drum roll, please. And the winner of the 2012 Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is...Ginger Spicy Snaps, who also goes by the name of Bret Elmer. Agnes...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Eight vie for title of Miss Tootsie 2012
The Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is back by popular demand for its third run. The pageant, which is held every three years, is scheduled for...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am